Superpeer release notes
Superpeer release notes
superpeer.com

14-10-2021

New Features

  • Allow hosts to connect their Zoom account and have their 1:1 calls via Zoom
  • New notification management and unsubscription management
    • Give hosts and users better control over their email and SMS preferences
    • Allow users to unsubscribe from notifications from an individual host from their dashboard
    • Add unsubscribe link to all new Series/streams emails sent on behalf of the hosts
  • Implement beautifully designed analytics dashboard for series and streams
  • Implement audience retention and engagement graphs for stream analytics
  • Allow hosts to filter discount codes
  • Add a reply button to the booking emails sent to users to allow them to reply to hosts
  • Allow users to pop out stream chat
  • Allow hosts to reschedule a booking until the bookings start time
  • Add a new Revenue Calculator

Improvements

  • Improvements on Donation feature
    • Allow hosts to add links to their donation profile badge
    • Increase charity character limit
    • New UI to manage donation settings easily
  • Reorganize the appearance of speakers and co-hosts in the chat list

Fixes

  • Improvements on previews of the social embeds. We will properly invalidate the cached data after updating the details of profile, stream, and Series to allow new social embeds to get updated
  • Fix withdrawal requests to be failing for the hosts who have more than 10k subscribers
  • Fix showing raised-hand users in the chat Participants list
  • Fix unable to add new reactions after quickly reacting to multiple messages in a short amount of time
  • Prevent displaying the public page for draft Series
  • Fix showing 404 page for deleted Series and parts
  • Fix an edge case that prevents already rescheduled bookings to be rescheduled again

Changes

  • Payout security precautions due to recently happening high volume of suspicious activities
    • We will be holding balances gathered from subscriptions, stream/series purchases, and bookings for 48 hours in the Pending Balance section then we will be releasing the balances to allow withdrawal. Read more about the current Payout Process
    • Prevent newly created accounts to withdraw balances for the first 48 hours
    • Implement an internally managed blocked bank accounts to disable withdrawals to certain accounts
    • Improve our user blocking system to stop fraudulent activities
  • In the video call, we won't be switching to the new audio device if your current device is not the default one. As an example: when you select your external Rode microphone as the audio source, connecting to your Airpods won't change the audio device to Airpods since you set Rode explicitly

v4.4

New Features

  • Add social profile cards to stream chat messages on hover
  • Allow hosts to cancel paid streams and we will automatically refund users
  • Allow hosts re-order series parts via drag and drop
  • Allow hosts to add their social media handles for the Profile page
  • Allow the host to cancel a booking until the start time
  • Allow hosts and users to change email addresses, update username and delete their account
  • Allow hosts to download the list of series attendees
  • Add receipt link to stream/series registration emails
  • Show timezone change prompt when saved timezone and the local timezone is different
  • Allow hosts to filter their own series/streams in the dashboard

Improvements

  • UX improvements for low video call connectivity mode
  • Show users' profile avatar in the video call
  • UX improvements to prevent users accidentally select availability hours end time to be less than the start time

Fixes

  • Fix endless loading problem when joining stream with Chrome Canary
  • Fix responsive layout bug in stream list cards
  • Fix wrong ToS and Privacy Policy links in the application
  • Fix date-time formatting issue in the series reports table
  • Fix collection delete button
  • Fix showing video call "Picture in Picture" feature details modal multiple times for already dismissed users
  • Fix the position of alert in social media inputs
  • Fix connecting Chinese payout accounts
  • Fix prompting wrong stream start time while creating a stream due to system and saved timezone confusion
  • Fix respecting user date/time preference while creating a booking
  • Fix not showing 'Free' text on event/series cards when registration is free
  • Fix social media icons hover states

v4.3

๐Ÿ™Œ We removed invite requests and happy to welcome everyone to Superpeer ๐Ÿค—


New Features

  • Allow hosts to mark a Series as "Coming Soon" and collect pre-registrations
  • Allow hosts to edit the date and time of streams and Series parts
  • Allow hosts to delete series and its parts
  • Implement grid layout for video calls and live streams
  • Allow hosts to restart a stream (Go Live Again)
  • Allow hosts to download chat history for their bookings
  • Allow hosts to toggle video mirroring state in video call settings modal
  • Add beautifully designed cards for important booking actions as notifications to Messenger threads

Improvements

  • Better interaction with the profile video on mobile
  • Improve chat UI for desktop and mobile
  • Update email content and layout for stream and collection emails

Fixes

  • Fix screen sharing size issue on Chrome 92
  • Fix showing incorrect "date-time changed" notification while editing a Series
  • Fix auto accepting a rescheduled bookings according to host settings
  • Fix Series parts still look like as draft until publishing a Series
  • Fix a rare bug that prevents canceling a booking when it's rescheduled once
  • Fix showing error messages for free bookings
  • Fix not-changing stream/series cover image when title changes
  • Fix Streams page title
  • Fix re-uploading videos for Series parts
  • Fix showing error messages for free bookings
  • Fix not-showing decline messages in free booking canceled emails
  • Fix blurry Superpeer logo on non-retina screens

v4.2

New Features

  • Make video call thumbnails scrollable. This is especially useful if there are more than 8 people in a video call.
  • Allow hosts to mute and turn off video for speakers from the participant list
  • Implement Picture in Picture mode in video calls. This helps to see others in the call when you are screen sharing.
  • Dynamically resize the thumbnail videos in the live stream to support 11 and more participants
  • Add shortcuts to video call control buttons
  • Allow viewers to see and use chat on the stream in full-screen mode
  • Allow stream guests to go back to viewing the stream when they are on the stage
  • Allow stream participants to post questions from the chat Questions tab
  • Put bookings into rescheduling flow instead of auto canceling when hosts don't accept the bookings on time
  • Send notification email when hosts get a new paid subscription

Improvements

  • UI/UX improvements for stream raise hand functionality
    • Show 'Waiting' badge when you invite someone to stage or accept an invitation
    • Show a raising hand icon in the user avatar to quickly see raised hand speakers
    • Add 'Lower all' button to reject all raising hand requests
    • Show an information modal to users when they first raised a hand to acknowledge that hosts will get notified
    • Show the total number of raised hand users in the chat participants tab
  • Implement feature explaining zero states for live stream chat tabs
  • Automatically register to free events/series after subscribing to the user
  • Display 'Live Now' badge on event cover image and redirect users to stream page after registering the event
  • Update the color of pagination arrows on the booking date picker to increase visibility
  • Disable pausing the live streaming video when clicking the video element
  • Recognize mobile vertical videos, and display them properly in live streams
  • Update SMS content for auto-accepted bookings to tell it's already accepted
  • Add timezone information to all emails related Series feature

Fixes

  • Fix uploading profile video during onboarding step
  • Fix showing placeholder cover media on event pages
  • Fix showing the last day of the months unavailable in the booking calendar when the timezone changed
  • Fix showing booking dates as unavailable until tapping the screen on Safari 14.1.1
  • Fix availability time calculation for different timezones
  • Fix sending the wrong reschedule link in "Your booking is rescheduled" email, after a user reschedules a booking
  • Fix unnecessarily truncating participant full names in the chat participants list
  • Fix sorting series parts
  • Fix not working 'Copy Speaker Invite Link' for live streams in Series
  • Fix receipt link issue for USD bookings on booking confirmation emails
  • Fix event reminders for guest participants

Changes

  • Add minimum booking price requirement which is equivalent to $1. You still can have free services, just type 0 as the amount. We needed to introduce this requirement for currencies other than USD.
  • Prevent hosts subscribe to their own channels

v4.1

New Features

  • Add controls to minimize and hide video call thumbnails in a fullscreen video call Screenshot
  • We will now automatically refund the users when their host is a no-show for 1:1 bookings
  • Make purchased series and streams visible in the host dashboard
  • Allow hosts to update cover images of past streams
  • Show most upvoted questions on top of the stream chat
  • Better network members table to show member invitation status Screenshot
  • Show network account logo as a badge in member profile page Screenshot
  • Allow network account admins to add website address, a short description of their network, and donation badge to the network profile page

Improvements

  • UX improvements on stream/series publish modal to make publishing and managing visibility of the event easier
  • UX improvements and text changes on advanced availability settings
  • Add more host details to stream reminder and registration completed emails
  • Prompt logged in account to logout when they want to go to the network account request invite page

Fixes

  • Fix showing date and time according to user preferences in streams and series pages
  • Fix sending messages from the dashboard after switching chat tabs
  • Fix date selection issues in the date picker one unavailability settings page
  • Fix showing the updated value of advanced availability settings
  • Fix refreshing page after completing a withdrawal

v4.0

New Features

  • Series: Our latest and greatest feature ๐Ÿ™Œ

    • Create a series of live and on-demand events
    • Live: a live stream in front of your audience
    • Premiere: a live stream where you and your audience watch a video together
    • On-Demand: a video that your audience can watch whenever they want
  • Ticketed Streams: Sell tickets for your streams

  • Advanced pricing options https://f.acet.me/V0Pe.png

    • Make a stream/series open to paid subscribers
    • Require additional payment for your event, for all of your subscribers or only your paid subscribers
    • Donations are now possible https://f.acet.me/cUIJ.png
  • Live Chat Features: Brand new video call chat focused on interacting with your audience

    • New tabs for different types of chat messages (Chat, Questions and Starred messages)
    • Raise hand
    • Mark a comment as a โ€œquestionโ€
    • Mark a question as answered
    • Star a chat message
    • Search participants
    • Block someone in the chat
    • Invite someone to stage
  • Advanced availability options: https://f.acet.me/pXgT.png

    • Allowing Superpeers to choose how far in advance a booking can be created
    • Option to automatically accept bookings
  • Updated our video player to include the new features below

    • Allow video quality selection
    • Adaptive streaming
    • Allow video speed changes
    • Showing video thumbnails in the video progress bar to allow quick seeking through the video
  • Allow users to choose between 12 and 24 hour time in the Settings page https://f.acet.me/qvEP.png

  • Better timezone displaying across the UI: Timezones are now visible everywhere next to a date-time in the application

Performance

  • New video streaming infrastructure to allow for streams with more than 3000 participants
  • Streams will now be served with adaptive bitrate, which will improve streaming on mobile and with limited data

v3.4

New Features

  • Enable stream and subscriptions to network accounts
  • Enhance first-time stream experience Screenshot

Performance

  • Superpeer is now served by Cloudflare. We are utilizing Cloudflare's fastest cache technology and edge servers to make the app load faster than ever
  • Massive performance improvements for HostLanding Before and After
  • Improve font loading to avoid the unpleasant swapping effect

Improvements

  • Update the design of the locked stream banner on the event details page Screenshot
  • Show call quality warnings when using certain Safari versions Screenshot

Fixes

  • Fix PayPal button re-render issue after applying a discount code
  • Fix visibility time of the next booking notification
  • Fix sorting the withdrawal list

v3.3

New Features

  • Add stream experience survey at the end of the stream Screenshot
  • Allow network account owners to change the sort order of their members on the public profile page Screenshot
  • Add recording duration on the stream cover images Screenshot
  • Show new release notes indicator on the sidebar Screenshot
  • Allow duplicating an existing discount code Screenshot
  • Allow hosts to better configure sending emails while creating an event Screenshot
  • Add notification banner to public profile to tell hosts why their bookings are disabled Screenshot
  • Show booking questions on the chat message

Performance

  • 8x reduction on request time of booking manage requests: cancel, ask to reschedule, and reschedule booking requests.

Improvements

  • Better copy for unsubscribe email
  • Use CLABE number for Mexico bank accounts
  • Add network name to CSV export user accounts
  • Display stream cover images in a better way

Fixes

  • Fix service custom question data loss issue when updating a service
  • Fix removing calendar invites for cancelled streams
  • Fix showing the old state of subscription prices when an update or cancel action taken
  • Fix disabling registration button when stream ended

v3.2

Features

  • Allow posting past streams to paid subscribers only, public, and unlisted Screenshot
  • Add pagination to subscribers table Screenshot
  • Allow the host to change their subscription price Screenshot
  • Mark repeated bookers on the booking cards Screenshot
  • Allow exporting stream attendee list as a CSV file Screenshot
  • Allow hosts to disconnect their bank account Screenshot
  • Filter network members on the network landing page by selecting multiple tags
  • Show help article link when connecting bank account fails
  • Show Superfan badge for in-stream participants list
  • Show better TransferWise error messages on the Payout form

Performance

  • ๐Ÿš€ Performance improvements on the Subscribers table. Now loading 7k subscribers down from 10 seconds to milliseconds.
  • โฌ†๏ธ Trimmed another 200kb from our bundle size to make the app load faster

Improvements

  • Improve handling active speaker change for streams viewers
  • UI improvements for price change modal
  • Improvements to booking cars
    • UI/UX improvements on the network booking cards for user accounts
    • Add tooltip to bookings in the pending state
    • Add network details to free bookings and improve booking card

Fixes

  • Fix sending reminder email and SMS notifications to event co-hosts and speakers
  • Fix UI issues when playing stream recording in a fullscreen on the Event detail page
  • Fix joining a stream redirection issues when the stream host gives someone a unique link
  • Fix showing published stream page even if the stream is unlisted
  • Fix having invalid usernames when upgrading a user account to a host account
  • Fix "Copy call URL" button in the booking cards
  • Fix chat message list UI

v3.1

New Features

  • Allow capturing audio from the browser tab for Chrome and Chromium Edge while sharing screen
  • Add questions to CSV export
  • Add message user button to reschedule booking email
  • Play profile videos in a modal on the network landing page
  • When the stream paused show the Paused badge
  • Add member count badge on Team Members page

Performance Improvements

  • Huge improvements on our video call quality. We are constantly monitoring the quality of our video call and our latest improvements have already proven this step forward
  • Improve chat performance for big streams
  • Initial PWA implementation to load our app faster
  • Remove Font Awesome to make the app more lightweight

Changes

  • Show marked as 'free' events as available on Superpeer's calendar
  • Improve free call no show notifications to avoid confusion around payouts/refunds
  • Add reschedule and cancel links to the booking reminder email
  • Prevent users cancel or reschedule a booking after the call started
  • New video call notifications will replace existing ones
  • Add an alert about profile video size limitation
  • Add data validation to password reset form
  • UI/UX improvements on Subscription modal
  • Increase clickable area on circle profile video buttons
  • Make tags individual to network
  • Remove the share profile button in the new calls tab
  • Change text on the bank account alert bar and make it persistent when closed
  • Redirect co-hosts and speakers to watch stream page in stream details page
  • Change emoji in the calendar for events
  • Better formatting for long messages in email templates
  • Change all icons in the app sidebar
  • Update network revenue percentage text on add new member modal
  • Better email notification description copy when stream visibility type changed
  • Add tooltip for cancelled by system bookings
  • UI improvements on the host landing page

Fixes

  • Fix overriding date and time when updating a published streams
  • Fix booking navigation after discount code applied
  • Fix listing stream co-hosts and speakers as did not attend on the stream report table
  • Fix stream redirections and not found stream issues
  • Fix joining the stream without a display name
  • Fix stream cover image size for smaller screens
  • Fix video modal error on small-height screens on the host landing page
  • Fix increasing ticket count for added co-hosts/speakers
  • Enable the edit button on the event detail page if the event is draft
  • Fix sorting past booking and streams in desc order
  • Fix sorting event tickets in descending order